Due to their strategic situation in the Mediterranean, over the years the Balearic Islands have become a nautical destination par excellence. The islands are situated in a unique environment and enjoy a mild climate ideal for sailing throughout the year. Above all they have a first class infrastructure providing the yachtsman with all the required services.

Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera combine to form an important part of the yachting scene in the Mediterranean with around 19,000 moorings distributed in 64 marinas. More htan 80% of the moorings are located in Mallorca.The marinas are in greatest demand in the summer months and most are completely full at this time. During the rest of the year the occupancy varies between 60% and 90%..

Apart from unsurpassable facilities for yacthing, the islands also offer excellent possibilites for other water sports such as sailing, diving and fishing. Their ports play host annually to top level events and competitions such as the King's Cup, the princess Sofia trophy or the Salt Route, which attract the best regatta teams from around the world.

The islands' coastline also offer ideal diving oppotunities. The Federation of Subaquatic Activities can provide information on the main centres as well as facilities for refilling sub-aqua equipment. The Fishing Federation can in turn provide information on the range of possibilities that exist to carry out this sport in the Balearics.

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